I pre-ordered the electronic version through Apple’s iBooks and read a big chunk over the first weekend.
Overall impression: Some folks are going to have some sleepless nights in the next few weeks and months. There were some grammar/edit mistakes and Wolff’s writing style took me a few pages to get used to. It was good
My notes from the book (quotes preceeding my notes):
Not only was this the first section I highlighted, it’s the one that is the most damaging. How do you argue with someone who doesn’t/can’t acknowledge facts?
If you haven’t experienced a leader who follows this process, you’ll have a hard time believing it.
It’s an easy and cowardly way to make decisions without having to own the outcomes.
Couple this piece with the previous one.
Can you picture it?
An incredible passage.
Possibly the most damning statement in the book.
Sense a theme developing here?
This environment is actually awesome for someone who’s job it is to get things done. Moving quickly and decisively through different discussions and debates without taking ownership of any success is refreshing and satisfying.
This environment must have been really bad.
The most damning statement in the book.
And probably the most obvious.
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